One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools.
The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagles own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.
Applicants for wisdom do what I have done: inquire within.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
While there’s life there’s hope, and only the dead have none.
Carpe diem. (Seize The Day)