If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.