Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Time wounds all heels.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
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.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.