If you want to know who controls you, look at who you are not allowed to criticize.

The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

The mirror is a worthless invention. The only way to truly see yourself is in the reflection of someone else's eyes.

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

 image quote by Jean-Paul Sartre

We are our choices.

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

A day without laughter is a day wasted.

Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

Give me the patience for the small things of life, courage for the great trials of life. Help me to do my best each day and then go to sleep knowing God is awake.

Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.

 image quote by Voltaire

Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.

Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.

Prayer doesn't change things - God changes things in answer to prayer.

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.

If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.

 image quote by Jean-Paul Sartre

Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. French translation

To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.

Always go too far, because that's where you'll find the truth.

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

When God wants to judge a nation, He gives them wicked rulers.

A dog barks when his master is attacked.

I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.

 image quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Six hours' sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.

If I believe in God and life after death and you do not, and if there is no God, we both lose when we die. However, if there is a God, you still lose and I gain everything.

There is nothing more musical than a sunset.

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

 image quote by Voltaire

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

Moses has revealed the existence of God to his nation.

Jesus Christ to the Roman world, Muhammad to the old continent.

Go forward bravely. Fear nothing. Trust in God; all will be well.

The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.

Words are like eyeglasses they blur everything that they do not make clear.

...one cannot actively help a woman to give birth. The goal is to avoid disturbing her unnecsessarily.

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

 image quote by Voltaire

Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.

It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera.

.. they are made with the eye, heart and head.

Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.

There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.

History is a set of lies agreed upon.

I wanted freedom, open air and adventure. I found it on the sea.

Whatever a person may be like, we must still love them because we love God.

 image quote by Alexis Carrel

Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.

Wealth is not the fruit of labor but the result of organized protected robbery.

Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

Violence is a cleansing force. It frees the native from his inferiority complex and from his despair and inaction; it makes him fearless and restores his self-respect

Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists.

.. When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.

We shall never be clothed with the righteousness of Christ except we first know assuredly that we have no righteousness of our own.

 image quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

Never interrupt your enemy when they are making a mistake.

I don't feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am.

The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning.

To know what life is worth you have to risk it once in a while.