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.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
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.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.