None but ourselves can free our minds.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
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.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.