The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The lie is a condition of life.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
I think, therefore I am.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.