The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
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 meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
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
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.