To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.