I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
Creativity is intelligence having fun.
Do all the good you can, to all the people you can, in all the ways you can, for as long as you can.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world’s happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely of discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
Light tomorrow with today.
‘Tis easy enough to be pleasant, when life flows along like a song; but the man worthwhile is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.
Charity unites, pride separates.
Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey. What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of bogey. The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill
Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
Short cuts make for long delays.