Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.