He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
A man is literally what he thinks.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
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.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.