Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
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.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.