To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.