Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.