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.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.