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.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
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...
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.