Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
When I give, I give myself.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
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
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.