Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.