Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.