Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care