Strive for that greatness of spirit that measures life not by its disappointments but by its possibilities.

Almost everything comes from nothing.

Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.

What matters is the value we’ve created in our lives, the people we’ve made happy and how much we’ve grown as people.

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.

A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.

The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands.

Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to yourself and others.

When deeds and words are in accord, the whole world is transformed.

If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through.

He is able who thinks he is able.

Life is a choice.

Consider what you want people to remember of you and live accordingly.

To be rich in friends is to be poor in nothing.

Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down.

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, this is to have succeeded.

Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.