If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.