Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law