Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
Falling down is not a failure. Failure comes when you stay where you have fallen.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
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The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
To find yourself, think for yourself.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think