A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
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.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
He that can have patience can have what he will.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.