The cure for pain is in the pain.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.