An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Think globally, act locally.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Resist much. Obey little.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.