Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence