Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Wisdom begins at the end.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.