Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
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.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.