The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Time wounds all heels.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Think globally, act locally.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.