Control your emotion or it will control you.
Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear but around in awareness.
Happiness is the sense that one matters.
We never listen when we are eager to speak.
Francois, Duc de la Rochefoucauld
Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions.
Earl Gray Stevens
Never give up on anybody.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.
James Bryant Conant
When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
The best things in life aren't things.
Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.
The first sign of a nervous breakdown is when you start thinking your work is terribly important.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
My favorite quote is "Life is too short to be little," written by Disraeli. Often we allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. We lose many irreplaceable hours brooding over grievances that, in a year's time, will be forgotten by us and by everybody. No, let us devote our life to worthwhile actions and feelings, to great thoughts, real affections and enduring undertakings.
The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
A closed mind is a dying mind.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
There is a transcendent power in example. We reform others unconciously when we walk uprightly.
Anne Sophie Swetchine