The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Criticize the act, not the person.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.