Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.