What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.