An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything.
You think you are dying for your country; you die for the industrialists.