Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
A precedent embalms a principle.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
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.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.