A friend is one that knows you as you are and understands where you have been, accepts what you have become and still gently allows you to grow.
Take time to love, to hear, to see. But most of all take time to be!
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than to be loved for who I am not.
Obstacles are put in our way to see if we really want to reach our goals or if we just thought we did.
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life...
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived thorough this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Nobody gets to live life backwards, look ahead, that is where your future lies.
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
This above all, to thine own self be true.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The pen is in your hands, the rest is still unwritten.
It takes one person to start a fire but many to put it out.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
My senior year I was basically supporting myself, so it was like, Do you want to eat and pay the rent, or do you want to go to school? I wanted to eat and pay the rent.
Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would I'd never leave.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.
Mistakes show us what we need to learn.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.