Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
A man is literally what he thinks.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Think globally, act locally.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.