It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
There is nothing good or evil save in the will
Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them.
Seek not that the things which happen should happen as you wish; but wish the things which happen to be as they are, and you will have a tranquil flow of life
Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world.
For it is not death or hardship that is a fearful thing, but the fear of death and hardship.
If you wish to be good, first believe that you are bad.
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.
It is difficulties that show what men are
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.
A child understands fear and the hurt and hate it brings.