When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Appearances often are deceiving.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Wisdom begins at the end.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.