The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.