One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
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.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.