The lie is a condition of life.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
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.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.