Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
What's done can't be undone.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
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.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.