The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
All great achievements require time.