Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.