A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic