The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.