Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
A belief is not true because it is useful
The best path through life is the highway.
We only understand that which already within us.
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist...
Common sense is calculation applied to life.
True love is that which ennobles the personality, fortifies the heart, and sanctifies the existence.
The fire which enlightens is the same fire which consumes.
Order is a great person's need and their true well being.
Learn to limit yourself; to content yourself with some definite work; dare to be what...
Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we...
To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a...
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision;...
All we need is the truth in our hand. Someone to call a friend. Never...
So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth...
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept...
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man...