Here are some more quotes I enjoy...
Be careful not to close the door too quickly on someone. You may just be locking yourself out.
Do not let time pass without accomplishing something. Otherwise you will regret it when your hair turns gray.
Sometimes the best helping hand you can get is a good, firm push
I am an uncompromising opponent of violent methods even to serve
the noblest of causes.
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away
from it all that is not gold.
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
Sleep is the best meditation.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.
You're never actually on the bottom since every little job you do has the power to take you to the top.
Only distance tests the strength of horses; only time reveals the hearts of men.
The best way to achieve a goal is to devote 100% of your time and energy to it.
The whole moon and the entire sky are reflected in one dewdrop on the grass.
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself.
The important thing is to realize the positive side and try to increase that: realize the negative side and try to reduce. That's the way.
It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks, and the greatest of all prizes are those connected with the home.
Don't compare your path with anybody else's. Your path is unique to you.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Finish each day and be done with it. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is just beyond your grasp... but if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Change your thoughts and you change the world.
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Patience is bitter, but it's fruit is sweet.
Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child - our own two eyes. All is a miracle.
Move and the way will open.
We honor the dead best by treating the living well.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.
A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we only will tune in.
We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended upon it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy.
It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.
The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.
The superior man seeks what is right; the inferior one, what is profitable.
Better to keep your focus on the goal rather than on obstacles.
You never know when one kind act, or one word of encouragement, can change a life forever.
The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.
If you want others to be happy practice compassion. If you want to be happy practice compassion.
Plan ahead or find trouble on the doorstep.
As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Even if the water falls drop by drop, it will fill the pot.
As a beautiful flower that is full of hue but lacks fragrance, even so fruitless is the well-spoken word of one who does not practice it.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our
hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Never be afraid of what is good; the good is always the road to what is true.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Gardens are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful" and sitting in the shade.
A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text.
Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.
Appreciate the little things a person does for you.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.
The most thoroughly wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind.