If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
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.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.