The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
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.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
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.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.