I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
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.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
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.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.