Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
I can, therefore I am.
Who seeks shall find.
Leap, and the net will appear.
Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
Always desire to learn something useful.
Never complain and never explain.
The dog that trots about finds a bone.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
One's philosophy is not best expressed in words it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.
Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.