If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Desire is the very essence of man.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
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.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.