Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
The first step in a person's salvation is knowledge of their sin.
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
It is the superfluous things for which men sweat, - superfluous things that wear our togas theadbare, that force us to grow old in camp, that dash us upon foreign shores.
It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
Unjust dominion cannot be eternal.
Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart.