Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as being able to remake ourselves.

It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.

A hero is a man who does what he can.

As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.

Success will never be a big step in the future; success is a small step taken just now.

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.

Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.

Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did.

The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.

In the longrun we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving.

Nobody can do everything, but everybody can do something.

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

A beautiful thing is never perfect.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs.

The moment one gives close attention to anything, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.