To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
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.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.