It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me.
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
On marriage Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.
The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another--no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy.
Without justice courage is weak.
Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.
One is never as fortunate or as unfortunate as one thinks.
Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, I did not come to comfort you God only can do that but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction.
Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies.
Each body has its art...
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Every one of us is, even from his mother's womb, a master craftsman of idols.
Have a variety of interests ... These interests relax the mind and lessen tension on the nervous system. People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, And when you laugh, laugh like hell, And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
You can't hit a home run unless you step up to the plate. You can't catch a fish unless you put your line in the water. You can't reach your goals if you don't try.
To keep the fire burning brightly, there's one easy rule keep the two logs together, near enough to keep each other warm and far enough apart -- about a finger's breadth -- for breathing room. Good fire, good marriage, same rule.
There is no love lost between us.
Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.