A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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