To be ignorant of ourselves, to seem to know those things whereof we are ignorant, is next to madness.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
He is rich who is content with the least; for contentment is the wealth of nature.
If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher.
I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways;I to die,and you to live.Which is better?Only God knows
The reason why we have to acquire wealth is the body, because we are slaves in its service.
Wars and revolutions and battles are due simply and solely to the body and its desires.