A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.