The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
A friend to all is a friend to none
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
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.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.