It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
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.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
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.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.