Common sense is the genius of humanity.
Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
Life is the childhood of our immortality.
The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
I love those who yearn for the impossible.
To appreciate the noble is a gain which can never be torn from us.
It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them.
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
“Learn from the experience of masters, in business, finance, spirituality and self improvement.”