The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.