Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I think, therefore I am.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character