Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
What's done can't be undone.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.