The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.