Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.