Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
By theme : Liberty  

No man is free who is not master of himself.
By theme : Knowledge   Men  

We must be afraid of neither poverty nor exile nor imprisonment; of fear itself only should we be afraid.
By theme : Behavior   Feelings   Life  

Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.
By theme : Behavior   Character   Evil  

Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
By theme : Behavior   Liberty   Philosophy   Thought  

Only the educated are free.
By theme : Education   Liberty  

To accuse others for one`s misfortunes is a sign of want of education; to accuse oneself shows that one`s education has begun; to accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one`s education is complete.
By theme : Education   Wisdom  

Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
By theme : Liberty  

We are not troubled by things, but by the opinion which we have of things.
By theme : Behavior   Philosophy   Psychology  

Circumstances do not make the man; they merely reveal him to himself.
By theme : Men   Psychology  

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.
By theme : Person   Wisdom  

All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
By theme : Religion  

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things, which are beyond the power of our will.
By theme : Happiness  

 
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