It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Resist much. Obey little.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
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.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Desire is the very essence of man.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.