The journey of a 1000 miles begins with one step.
Men should strive to think much and know little.
If a physician make a large incision with the operating knife, and kill him, or open a tumor with the operating knife, and cut out the eye, his hands shall be cut off.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
The part of life we really live is small.’ For all the rest of existence is not life, but merely time.
He who feared that he would not succeed sat still.
Bastions of wealth are no deference for the man who treads the grand altar of Justice down and out of sight.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
If someone speaks badly of you, do not defend yourself against the accusations, but reply; you obviously don’t know about my other vices otherwise you would have mentioned these as well.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
The present will not long endure.