Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
What can't be cured must be endured.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.