Where a man can live, he can also live well.
If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.
To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine their pursuits and aversions.
That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.
The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing; the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.
Your life is what your thoughts make it.
A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.
Everything that exists is in a manner the seed of that which will be.
And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.