One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
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.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.