Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.