All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.