You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape one hundred days of sorrow.

Sometimes the biggest act of courage is a small one.

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful.

When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.

Whatever the past has been, you have a spotless future.

Concern yourself not with what is right and what is wrong but with what is important.

Making the beginning is one third of the work.

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.

To live is to be willing to die over and over again.

Love is not blind; it simply enables one to see things others fail to see.

Nobody can do everything, but everybody can do something.

People who urge you to be realistic generally want you to accept their version of reality.

Peace is not merely a distant goal we seek but a means by which we arrive at that goal.

By accepting yourself and being fully what you are, your presence can make others happy.

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