Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.