First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
Only the educated are free.
Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.