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.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.