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All people smile in the same language.

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
May you look back on the past with as much pleasure as you look forward to the future.
You are only as strong as your purpose, therefore let us choose reasons to act that are big bold righteous and eternal.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, Make me feel important. Never forget this message when working with people.
It's not what your are, it's what you don't become that hurts.
Charity sees the need, not the cause.
Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.
The one who pleased everybody died before they were born.
When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it.
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.
To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
Risk! Risk Anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those other voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
Lord we may know what we are, but know not what we may be.
A faithful friend is the medicine of life.
Give me one friend, just one, who meets The needs of all my varying moods.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
The real acid test of courage is to be just your honest self when everybody is trying to be like somebody else.
Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind.
What is my life if I am no longer useful to others.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding.
The secret of man's being is not only to live but to have something to live for.
Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
For the friendship of two, the patience of one is required.
And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?
A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.
To believe a thing is impossible is to make it so.
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
Everything changes but change.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
See that each hour's feelings, and thoughts and actions are pure and true; then your life will be also.
We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.
Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throat.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
[Three classes of people]: Those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.
Once you get people laughing, they're listening and you can tell them almost anything.
There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.
The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
Do not think that what your thoughts dwell upon is of no matter. Your thoughts are making you.
Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
Nothing is to small to know, and nothing too big to attempt.
The punishment of criminals should serve a purpose. When a man is hanged he is useless.
The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.
We let folks know we're interested in them and that they're vital to us. cause they are.
The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.
Never, never, never, never give up.
Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea.
One must really have suffered oneself to help others.
Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
Such as we are made of, such we be.
Few love to hear the sins they love to act.
Listening to both sides does not necessarily bring about a correct judgment.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.
Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I'll show you a man who can't get his pants on.
You only live once -- but if you work it right, once is enough.
It pays to get drunk with the best people.
A man is never drunk if he can lay on the floor without holding on.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
It has taken me all my life to understand it is not necessary to understand everything.
To stop smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know; I've done it a thousand times.
Forget and forgive. This is not difficult when properly understood. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy.
Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.
Inside yourself or outside, you never have to change what you see, only the way you see it.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes that he who distrusts them.
I am paid by the word, so I always write the shortest words possible.
That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic.
you can't control other people's actions/feelings, but you can control your own, so get over it..
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
Only the person of worth can recognize the worth in others.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
There is nothing more despicable than an old man who has no other proof than his age to offer of his having lived long in the world.
Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.
It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
Do everything as in the eye of another.
Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.
See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse.
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.
You must live for another if you wish to live for yourself.
The worst old age is that of the mind.
Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not.
If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?
Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent -- the power to do the right thing the first time.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
There is no such thing as conversation. It is an illusion. There are intersecting monologues, that is all.
People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Everyone realizes that one can believe little of what people say about each other. But it is not so widely realized that even less can one trust what people say about themselves.
If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
If you would have people speak well of you, then do not speak well of yourself.
To give oneself is the only way of becoming oneself.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
A man who cannot make mistakes cannot do anything.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen.
Believe that each day that shines on you is your last.
No one does anything from a single motive.
To sit in judgment of those things which you perceive to be wrong or imperfect is to be one more person who is part of judgment, evil or imperfection.
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.
Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.
Don't just count your years, make your years count.
Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.
If you have fear of those that command you, spare those that obey you.
Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.
Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.
You should never have your best trousers on when you turn out to fight for freedom and truth.
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.
When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship.
The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions, the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.
Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!
Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
What we remember can always be changed, what we forget we are always.

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