We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.