I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that shows that what I say is true.
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.
Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
A person hears only what they understand.
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
What by a straight path cannot be reached by crooked ways is never won.
Life is the childhood of our immortality.
To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
The coward only threatens when he is safe.
If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and performance shall be different.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.
To create something you must be something.
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.
The little man is still a man.
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables.
The human mind will not be confined to any limits.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.