A humble knowledge of oneself is a surer road to God than a deep searching of the sciences.
Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame.
Oh, how swiftly the glory of the world passes away!
A humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.
Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.
I would far rather feel remorse than know how to define it.