Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.