Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they will.
In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Those that know how to win are much more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
Time is the king of all men, he is their parent and their grave, and gives them what he will and not what they crave.
In deep meditation the flow of concentration is continuous like the flow of oil.
Man values life as a sacred jewel in such a way that he reveres him most who haughtily scorns it.
Virtue is harmony.
A short absence is the safest.
Wait for the wisest of all counselors, Time.
Joy has this in common with pain, that it robs people of reason.
Where the flag of truth waves unfurled, there you will find superstition waiting in ambush.
Like an arrow to its mark flies the word good man's word.
To speak on without saying anything has always been the greatest gift of orators.
Where there is much to risk, there is much to consider.
Where there is unity there is always victory.
God is not external to anyone, but is present with all things, though they are ignorant that he is so.
You're biggest expense is the money you don't make.
The best may slip, and even the most cautious fall; but he is more than human who errors not at all.
When thoughts arise, then do all things arise. When thoughts vanish, then do all things vanish.
If you cannot renounce the world the genius of happiness will never salute you.
Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.