Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
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.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Desire is the very essence of man.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.