Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
Those who approach life like a child playing a game, moving and pushing pieces, possess the power of kings.
The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
All things flow, nothing abides. You cannot step into the same river twice, for the waters are continually flowing on. Nothing is permanent except change.
Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls.
A man’s character is his guardian divinity.
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 cannot step into the same river twice.
Big results require big ambitions.
Day by day, what you do is who you become.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
Those who are awake all live in the same world. Those who are asleep live in their own worlds.
Because it is so unbelievable, the Truth often escapes being known.
Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.
Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.
The way up and the way down are one and the same.