The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
What's done can't be undone.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Desire is the very essence of man.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.