We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.