It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
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.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.