We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
When I give, I give myself.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
One man with courage is a majority.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.