. . . see without looking,
. . . hear without listening,
. . . breathe without asking.
A closed mind is a dying mind.
A fool is a man who never tried an experiment in his life.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Age doesn't always bring wisdom. Sometimes age comes alone.
All that is gold does not glitter. Not all who wander are lost.
And life is what we make it. Always has been, always will be.
As long as you're going to be thinking anyway, THINK BIG.
Attitudes are more important than facts.
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
Being on a tightrope is living. Everything else is waiting.
Believe that your life is worth living and your belief will create the fact.
Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk.
Conform and be dull.
Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
Do not wait for leaders: do it alone, person to person
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.
Each of us makes his own weather, determines the color of the skies in the emotional universe which he inhabits.
Energy, like the biblical grain of mustard seed, will remove mountains.
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
Fear less, hope more;
Whine less, breathe more;
Talk less, say more;
Hate less, love more;
And all good things are yours.
Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.
Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower.
Follow your bliss.
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?
If we have not found heaven within, it is a certainty we will not find it without.
If you are unhappy, you are too high up in your mind.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.
In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
It is necessary to hope ... for hope itself is happiness.
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
I've lived a long life and seen a lot of hard times, most of which never happened.
Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Justice is truth in action.
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you.
Love is the force that ignites the spirit and binds teams together.
May you live all the days of your life.
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Money often costs too much.
Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.
No one is truly literate who cannot read his own heart.
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
Optimism is an intellectual choice.
Our aspirations are our possibilities.
Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth.
The certainty of misery is better than the misery of uncertainty.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
The future depends on what we do in the present.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
The really happy [person] is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
There are two ways of spreading light -- to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.
There is more to life than increasing it's speed.
To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?
Vision isn't a template in PowerPoint.
When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
Whenever you fall, pick something up.
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.
You cannot depend of your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.