God has entrusted me with myself.
Silence is safer than speech.
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk.
Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.