Treat the other man's faith gently it is all he has to believe with. His mind was created for his own thoughts, not yours or mine.
We have to serve ourself many years before we gain our own confidence.
Some people are like wheelbarrows; useful only when pushed, and very easily upset. The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
If you obtain provision for yourself of spiritual abundance, don't throw the surplus at people's heads; feed it back into your own industry as capital for the production of more abundance.
When you think of the silly things people have said to you which have stopped you from saying the same silly things, you simply can't do justice to your gratitude.
Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses, which if given occasional release would encourage the living of life with salt in it, in place of dust.
Our portion of life is the whole thing for us.
Imitation can acquire pretty much everything but the power which created the thing imitated.
Acting as your own sovereign power, grant yourself oblivion for past offences.
The art of a pedant is to divert his pupils from noticing the smallness of his puddle, and to make them attribute his apparent size to his being a really big toad.
The man who has a dogmatic creed has more time left for his business.
There never is any diminution of the vast majority, indifferent to what they are, whence they came, and whither they go, who rush from business to pastime, and from pastime back to business, leaving no vacancy into which the unknown might slip a little experimental greatness.
Contentment has been worn as a crown by no end of sleepy heads.
When study becomes labor, we had better change the subject-matter as quickly as possible.
Compliments have lost their lure by the time a man does not have to fish for them.