We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Aim for the highest.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.