Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
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.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.