When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
A friend to all is a friend to none
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
All great achievements require time.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.