Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.