Wisdom begins in wonder.
An honest man is always a child.
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him.
When a woman is allowed to become a man’s equal, she becomes his superior.
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
No one can teach, if by teaching we mean the transmission of knowledge, in any mechanical fashion, from one person to another. The most that can be done is that one person who is more knowledgeable than another can, by asking a series of questions, stimulate the other to think, and so cause him to learn for himself.
Serenity, regularity, absence of vanity,Sincerity, simplicity, veracity, equanimity, Fixity, non-irritability, adaptability, Humility, tenacity, integrity, nobility, magnanimity, charity, generosity, purity. Practise daily these eighteen “ities” You will soon attain immortality.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Sometimes you have to let go to see if there was anything worth holding onto.
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
When you want success as badly as you want the air, then you will get it. There is no other secret of success.