There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The lie is a condition of life.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.