The lie is a condition of life.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Think globally, act locally.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
None but ourselves can free our minds.