All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Think globally, act locally.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
All great achievements require time.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
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.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
None but ourselves can free our minds.