The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool