The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
The best way out is always through.