Suffer no anxiety, for he who is a sufferer of anxiety becomes regardless of enjoyment of the world and the spirit, and contraction happens to his body and soul.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
Do not test out your mind on the grounds that you are examining what seductive and impure thoughts look like, imagining that, as you do this, you will not be overcome by them. Even the wise have in this way been thrown into confusion and become infatuated.
When men are inhuman, take care not to feel towards them as they do towards other humans.
When misfortune comes, The wisest even lose their mother wit
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
Through discipline comes freedom.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.