Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.