Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.