Be a good person, but don't waste your time trying to prove it.
Avoiding problems you need to face is avoiding the life you need to live.
Be ready to pay the price of your dreams. Free cheese can only be found in a mousetrap.
Although anxiety is part of life, never let it control you.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.
Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.
My definition of courage is never letting anyone define you.
When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
The historian will tell you what happened. The novelist will tell you what it felt like.
History never looks like history when you are living through it.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Do not complain. Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.
What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
When you have confidence, you can do anything.
When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.
You cannot be anything if you want to be everything.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
You are the music while the music lasts.
Avoid fruits and nuts. You are what you eat.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
Children reinvent your world for you.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.
Every season has its peaks and valleys. What you have to try to do is eliminate the Grand Canyon.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
Art is what you can get away with.
You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.
With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Hard times make you bitter or make you more compassionate.
Do what you fear and fear disappears.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.
What you are comes to you.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
When you have nothing to say, say nothing.
You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes.
You can be a leader in your workplace, your neighborhood, or your family, all without having a title.
If you fall, fall on your back. If you can look up, you can get up.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
He who angers you conquers you.
Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
Do not consider painful what is good for you.
The first step is you have to say that you can.
If you can imagine it, we can make it.
Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth./nThe archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far.
Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.
Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over..
The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Tell your own story, and you will be interesting.
Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.
The very important thing you should have is patience.
You must first clearly see a thing in your mind before you can do it.
All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words.
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.
If not now, then when? If not you, then who? If we are able to answer these fundamental questions, then perhaps we can wipe away the blot of human slavery.
It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Success is not in what you have, but who you are.
Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
Problems are the price you pay for progress.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.
Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
Big Brother is watching you.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
You can only offend me if you mean something to me.
Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations.
You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.
Discipline is remembering what you want.
A man has to choose. This is where lies his strength: in the power of his decisions. If you choose to follow the path of your dreams, commit yourself to it. Accept your path.
A relationship where you can be weird together is your best choice.
Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
Always remember the proverb: "This too shall pass." Your negative feelings won't last forever, there's a light at the end of every tunnel. It might not happen today or tomorrow, but you'll feel better eventually.
As he was about to climb yet another dune, his heart whispered, "Be aware of the place where you are brought to tears. That's where I am, and thats where your treasure is."
Be fully awake if you want to dream.
Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you´ll find your treasure.
Being human means having doubts and yet still continuing on your path.
But don't forget that memory is like salt: the right amount brings out
the flavour in food, too much ruins it. If you live in the past all the
time, you'll find yourself with no present to remember.
But if you believe yourself worthy of the thing you fought so hard to get, then you become an instrument of God, you help the Soul of the World, and you understand why you are here.
But if you've ever felt love, you'll know how painful it is to suffer for love.
Choosing one path means abandoning others -- if you try to follow every possible path you will end up following none.
Do not ask yourself if your love is big enough, because love is neither big nor small, it is simply love.
Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily.
Do not forget: seek to win all your battles, including those you fight against yourself. Do not fear the scars. Do not be afraid of victory.
Don't be like those people who believe in "positive thinking" and tell themselves that they're loved and strong and capable. You don't need to do that because you know it already.
Don't allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not.
Don't fear solitude: If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself. But don't get too attached to it -- it may become an addiction.
Don't fear the light within. May it ignite the Sacred Flame in your soul.
Don't give to anyone the power to put you down. Haters are losers pretending to be winners.
Don't live every day as if it were your last. Live every day as if it were your first.
Don't let anyone make you feel that you don't deserve the good things that happen in your life.
Don't waste your time with explanations. People only hear what they want to hear.
Dreaming is very pleasant as long as you are not forced to put your dreams into practice.
Enjoy what you can and ignore the rest. Let's not waste any energy fighting things that are outside our control.
Enjoy your magic moment today. As it will not be here tomorrow.
Everything depends on which path you take.
Fight for your dreams, even if that means fighting alone.
Find someone who makes you smile, because it only takes a smile to make a day better.
Finding one important thing in your life doesn't mean you have to give up all the other important things.
Follow your dreams, transform your life.
Follow your dreams, transform your life, take the path that leads to God. Perform your miracles. Cure. Make prophecies. Listen to your guardian angel. Transform yourself. Be a warrior, and be happy as you wage the good fight. Take risks.
Forgive your enemy, but do not mistake him for a friend.
Allow yourself to trust joy and embrace it. You will find you dance with everything.
Be not the slave of your own past.
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.
Choose people who lift you up.
Each man has an aptitude born with him. Do your work.
Forgiveness is not to give the other person peace. Forgiveness is for you. Take that opportunity.
If you have a secret, people will sit a little bit closer.
The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.