Do one thing every day that scares you.
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you’ll be criticized anyway.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Today is the oldest you've ever been, and the youngest you'll ever be again. Keep the child in You alive
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you must stop and look fear in the face.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Learn from the mistakes of others, you can't live long enough to make them all yourself.
I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
If you mess up your children, nothing else you do really matters.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.
I never cut class. I loved getting A's, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.
Choose people who lift you up.
Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
If someone betrays you once, it's their fault. If they betray you twice, it's your fault.
When I no longer thrill to the first snow of the season, I'll know I'm growing old.
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
Understanding is a two-way street.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Happiness is not a goal... it's a by-product of a life well lived.
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
I really didn't want to have my name on the center, because it just seemed like it was too much of a personal thing.
America is just downright mean.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
I have an independent streak. You know, it's kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.
A woman is like a teabag -- only in hot water do you realize how strong she is.
You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do.
You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.
The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.
Anger is only one letter short of danger.
The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.
You don't have to be somebody different to be important. You're important in your own right.