It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
The people who fight fire with fire, usually end up with ashes.
The axe forgets, but the tree remembers.
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
The tired wisdom of knowing that what goes around eventually comes around.
Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started.
Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think.
Water is life, and clean water means health.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true.
Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation, and advancement of one’s own culture and social organization.
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
There is some wisdom in taking a gloomy view, in looking upon the world as a kind of Hell, and in confining one’s efforts to securing a little room that shall not be exposed to the fire.
If we suspect that a man is lying, we should pretend to believe him; for then he becomes bold and assured, lies more vigorously, and is unmasked.
Putting is like wisdom – partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience.
Wealth–the most excellent of all gods.
You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
A man can learn wisdom even from a foe.
That man is sharp who can say what he wants in a minimum of words.