Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
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.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.