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Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.
Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel.
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him.
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine
Despair is the only genuine atheism.
Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners.
If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Man's unique agony as a species consists in his perpetual conflict between the desire to stand out and the need to blend in.
Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
Hesitancy in judgment is the only true mark of the thinker.
It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
The government who robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
Two basic rules of life: 1. Change is Inevitable 2. Everyone Resists Change. Remember this: When you are through changing... you're through.
Every person who has become successful has simply formed the habit of doing things that failures dislike doing and will not do.
Fear is a habit; so is self-pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can!! and I will!!
There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.
Perpetual worry will get you to one place ahead of time -- the cemetery.
Hardly a man in the world has an opinion upon morals, politics or religion which he got otherwise than through his associations and sympathies. Broadly speaking, there are none but corn-pone opinions. And broadly speaking, Corn-Pone stands for Self-Approval. Self-approval is acquired mainly from the approval of other people. The result is Conformity.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
When a man has once loved a woman, he will do anything for her, except continue to love her.
The end is never as satisfying as the journey. To have achieved everything but to have done so without integrity and excitement is to have achieved nothing.

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