It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Think globally, act locally.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.