You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
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.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
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.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
He that can have patience can have what he will.