Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
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.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens