He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.