Nothing is as easy as it looks.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously