Make your optimism come true.

To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.

There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate.

Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day.

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?

To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.

There are no failures. Just experiences and your reactions to them.

The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

Hope is the feeling that the feeling you have isn’t permanent.

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.

Excellence can be obtained if you care more than others think is wise, risk more than others think is safe, dream more than others think is practical, expect more than others think is possible.

Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.

Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.

Complaining is silly. Either act or forget.

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.