Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.