A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Intelligence is a moral category.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible