We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.