The ascetic makes a necessity of virtue. >>
To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity. >>
One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon l >>
Govern thyself then you will be able to govern the world. >>
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint. >>
I am always with myself and it is I who am my tormentor. >>
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.