Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. Share this Quote
To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
The universe is transformation: life is opinion.
Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.
Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
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.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
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.
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.