If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.