The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world.
If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.
It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting.
Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee.
All religions must be tolerated… for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
Only the educated are free.