The object of the superior man is truth.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.