Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.