It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.