Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.