Be curious, not judgmental.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.