There is nothing permanent except change.
It is hard to contend against one’s heart’s desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
Day by day, what you do is who you become.
Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.
Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
If you do not hope, you will not win that which is not hoped for, since it is unattainable and inaccessible.
Those who are awake all live in the same world. Those who are asleep live in their own worlds.
The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
Character is destiny.
The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.
You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.