It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
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.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.