As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them.
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome; to be got over.
Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.
Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something which must be won; honor, only something which must not be lost.
All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.
I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
He has a number of curious facts in illustration of the power of mere goodness to protect against outrage.
I love not man the less, but Nature more.