The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
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.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.