Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.