Those who are too lazy and comfortable to think for themselves and be their own judges obey the laws.
The senses do not err – not because they always judge rightly, but because they do not judge at all.
It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.
It is not for me to judge another person’s life. Only for myself alone, I must decide, I must chose, I must refuse.
It is much harder to judge yourself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself, it’s because you are truly a wise man.[translation by Richard Howard]It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom.[translation by Katherine Woods]