Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
A friend to all is a friend to none
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.