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Waste no more time arguing about what a good person should be. Be one.

Though you break your heart, men will go on as before.

The act of dying is also one of the acts of life.

What stands in the way becomes the way.

Very little is needed to make a happy life. It is all within yourself in your way of thinking.

A man's life is what his thoughts make it.

Pain is neither intolerable nor everlasting... it is in the power of the soul to maintain its own serenity.

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.

He who has seen present things has seen all, both everything which has taken place from all eternity and everything which will be for time without end; for all things are of one kin and of one form.

To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution.

Nothing happens to anybody which he is not fitted by nature to bear.

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.

A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions.

Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up if thou wilt ever dig.

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly.

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.

Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.

Remember that to change your mind and follow him who sets you right is to be none the less free than you were before.

He who does wrong does wrong against himself. He who acts unjustly acts unjustly to himself.

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.

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