Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Resist much. Obey little.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
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.
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.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.