Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
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.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
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.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Intelligence is a moral category.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.