Nothing is more fatal to happiness than the remembrance of happiness.
One doesnt discover new lands without losing sight of the shore.
God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved.
The only real education comes from what goes counter to you.
Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
Art begins with resistance-at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
Sin is whatever obscures the soul.
Prejudices are the props of civilization.
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than death
Solitude is bearable only with God
Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.
It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.
There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your truth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself. "It all depends on me."
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.