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.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
When I give, I give myself.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
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.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
You are never too old to become younger!
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.