Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Make today worth remembering.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!