None but ourselves can free our minds.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.