You always admire what you really don't understand.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.