You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
Cowards die many times before their actual deaths
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good person should be. Be one.
The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. Your soul takes on the color of your thoughts.
It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back.
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life.
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?
Your life is what your thoughts make it.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he gives and receives praise.
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
Habits change into character.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
What good are wings withou the courage to fly.
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
Fortune sides with him who dares.
The hatred of relatives is the most violent.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.
The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.Lat., Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow.
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.
There never was a great soul that did not have some divine inspiration.
Life is nothing without friendship.
What madness is it, to be expecting evil before it comes.
Where there are friends there is wealth.
Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.