The only real laughter comes from despair.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Time wounds all heels.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.