Wisdom of the Ancient Sages
"A thought is an idea in transit."
"Concern should drive us into action
and not into a depression."
"No man is free who cannot control himself."
"Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few."
"Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few."
"Friends are as companions on a journey,
who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life."
"No one is free
who has not obtained the empire of himself."
570 - 495 BC
"Reason is immortal, all else mortal."
"The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil."
"Anger begins in folly and ends in repentance."
"Do nothing evil, neither in the presence of other, nor privately."
"Avoid as much as possible haiting your friend for a slight fault."
"As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other."
"Observe justice in your actions and in your words."
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