To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan but also believe
To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
Unhappiness does make people look stupid
I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all kinds of images to trouble the souls and change the hearts of men.
Human affairs inspire in noble hearts only two feelingsˇadmiration or pity.
Justice is the means by which established injustices are sanctioned.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
It is in the ability to deceive oneself that the greatest talent is shown
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
The duty of literature is to note what counts, and to light up what is suited to the light. If it ceases to choose and to love, it becomes like a woman who gives herself without preference.
Without the utopians of other times, men would still live in caves, miserable and naked;...utopia is the principle of all progress, and the essay into a better world.