Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
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.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
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.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.