Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
I think, therefore I am.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.