We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of effort is the same.
It's not enough to be busy. The question is, what are we busy about?
Henry David Thoreau
What you must dare is to be yourself.
Whether it's praise, love, criticism, money, time, power, punishment, space, sorrow, laughter, need, pain, or pleasure... the more of it that you give, the more of it you will receive.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Whenever you have an opportunity to laugh, laugh; whenever you have an opportunity to dance, dance; whenever you have an opportunity to sing, sing - and one day you will find you have created your paradise.
My future starts when I wake up every morning ... Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg.
If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.
Edward Everett Hale
When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you.