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Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. Make all your friends feel there is something special in them. Look at the sunny side of everything. Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best. Be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own. Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger.

When I hear somebody sigh that Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Feeling fat lasts nine months but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.
We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.
Some people seem to go through life standing at the complaint counter.
It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before... to test your limits... to break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
What has become clear to you since we last met?
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine
Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.
Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don't count.
All my life I have had a choice of hate and love. I chose love and I am here
Power is poison. It's effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
This body, full of faults, has yet one great quality: Whatever it encounters in this temporal life depends upon one's actions.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.
We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.
You, betrayed by time and space, Seek and find your proper place.
?How does one become a butterfly? she asked pensively. You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never... never forget it.
None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
How clever you are, my dear! You never mean a single word you say.
Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.
Today's accomplishments were yesterday's impossibilities.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Look up, and not down; Out and not in; Forward and not back; And lend a hand.
Sooner or later comes a crisis in our affairs, and how we meet it determines our future happiness and success. Since the beginning of time, every form of life has been called upon to meet such crisis.
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much.
Cure the disease and kill the patient.
You can only be free if I am free.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Every action we take, everything we do, is either a victory or defeat in the struggle to become what we want to be.
I always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others.
We ought to think that we are one of the leaves of a tree, and the tree is all humanity. We cannot live without the others, without the tree.
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work.
If I have seen further... it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.

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