"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."
"Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life."
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature."
"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."
"Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil."
"Our life is what our thoughts make it."
"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."
"Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig."
"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it."