Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
I think, therefore I am.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A precedent embalms a principle.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.