Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Freedom and independence form my character.
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...
There is always room at the top.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
When I give, I give myself.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
All thinking men are atheists.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.