Be nicer than necessary to everyone you meet. Everyone is fighting some kind of battle.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
He is rich who is content with the least; for contentment is the wealth of nature.
Everyone wants to tell you what to do and what’s good for you. They don’t want you to find your own answers, they want you to believe theirs.
Life is full of questions. Idiots are full of answers.
It’s not living that matters, but living rightly.
There is no possession more valuable than a good and faithful friend.
What screws us up the most in life is the picture in our heads of what it’s supposed to be.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I call myself a peaceful warrior because the battles we fight are on the inside.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
The only true wisdom is to know that you know nothing.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Aim for the highest.
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.
Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.
The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
You cannot push any one up a ladder unless he be willing to climb a little himself.