The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
Toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other.
I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.