Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
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.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
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.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.