In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
If you give money, spend yourself with it.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
I would give all the wealth of the world, and all the deeds of all the heroes, for one true vision.
I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. We may waive just so much care of ourselves as we honestly bestow elsewhere.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.