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.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
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.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
We're lost, but we're making good time
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 am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.