It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Time wounds all heels.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.