If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
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.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Time wounds all heels.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.