Will consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. Epictetus
He is richest who is content with what he has, little or much. Socrates
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. Albert Camus
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had everything else in the world. Aristotle
Which of you, by worrying, can add a single hour to his life? Jesus
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. Thomas a Kempis
The most common form of despair is not being who you are. Soren Kierkegaard
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. CSL
He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either. Nietzsche
All find what they truly seek. CSL
Not what we have but what we enjoy constitutes our abundance. Epicurus
The energy of the mind is the essence of life. Aristotle
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent. Wittgenstein
If there is a heaven and a hell, and you died right now, where do you think you would be likely to go? And why?
If there is a hell, what do you think it would be like?
If there is a heaven, what do you think it would be like?
All the problems of heaven and earth, if they confronted us at once, would be nothing compared with that overwhelming problem of God. A.W.T.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction. Blaise Pascal
We put the thought of all that we love into all that we make. Tolkien
A promise can only be made about actions: no one can promise to go on feeling a certain way.
He who possesses little is that much less possessed. Nietzsche
I can show you where to dig, and what to dig for, but the digging you must do for yourself. Matisyahu
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. Descartes
Vanity is a subtle torturer.
If I have ventured wrongly, very well, life corrects me with a penalty. But if I haven't ventured at all, who can help me then? Kierkegaard
Love of truth is the basis of all real virtue, and virtues based upon lies can only do harm.
No one heals himself by wounding another. Ambrose
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. Francis Bacon
No truly great thing is created suddenly. Epictetus
The two greatest warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy
When men are the most sure and arrogant, they are commonly the most mistaken.
Why do souls exceeding long to behold the truth? Because truth is where rest is found.
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker. Buddha
Just be yourself’ is about the worst advice you can give some people. Alain De Botton
The one who knows what is good, and not the man who knows many things, is wise. Aeschylus
How I feel can't be the most important thing.
Every lover is a soldier. Ovid
How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, and they demand those they do not have. Soren Kierkegaard
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen. Democritus
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
Laziness is a kind of sadness. Thomas Aquinas
We are twice armed if we fight with faith. Plato
Superstition appears to be cowardice in face of the supernatural. Theophrastus
The truth is a trap. You cannot get it without it getting you; you cannot get the truth by capturing it, only by its capturing you.
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.
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He who goes about to reform the world must begin with himself, or he loses his labor. Ignatius
Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.