Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.

As long as you make an identity for yourself out of pain, you cannot be free of it.

Of course there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.

Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.

Love does not care to define and is never in a hurry to do so.

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

Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.

Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses.

It is not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

If we are ever to enjoy life, now is the time, not tomorrow or next year.

Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. It only saps today of its joy.

Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves.

A person’s world is only as big as their heart.

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

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.

A hero is a man who does what he can.

The most important thing in this world is to learn to give out love and let it come in.

Stay committed in your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.