"I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others."
"Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one."
"It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live."
"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."
"You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength."
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."