You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
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Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.
Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.
Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.
We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.
Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, 'This is a misfortune' but 'To bear this worthily is good fortune.'
Very little is needed to make a happy life it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game.
American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
I'm not particularly a feminist, but if you get women off the animal cycle of reproduction and give them some say in how many children they'll have, immediately the floor will rise.
I played by the rules of politics as I found them.
Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.
The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
God can help man solve all man's problems except man.
God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.
It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.