The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The lie is a condition of life.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible