Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Desire is the very essence of man.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.