One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Be curious, not judgmental.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
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.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.