A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.