All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.