Nothing can be love or hated unless it is first known.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power.
Life well spent is long.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O Wretched mortals, open your eyes
It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake
You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.