Intelligence is a moral category.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.