There is only one way to happiness, you have to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
We have two ears and one mouth so we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Better to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You should have the heart and soul to go with it.
The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
A wise man does not grieve for the things he has not, but rejoices for those he has.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should live so that his happiness will depend as little as possible on external things.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.
If evil is spoken of you and it is true, correct yourself, if it is a lie, laugh at it.
Learn the meaning of what you are saying before you speak.