I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.