Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.