A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see.
Belief creates the actual fact.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.
Give light and people will find the way.
God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.
God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.
Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
Great hopes make great men.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
Hope is a waking dream.
Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.
How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.
I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.
Ideas shape the course of history.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.
Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them.
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
Mankind is made great or little by its own will.
Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.
Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.
Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
The best way out is always through.
The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.
The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you're free.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
Think with your whole body.
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
We convince by our presence.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
When deeds speak, words are nothing.
With self-discipline most anything is possible.
You change your life by changing your heart.
Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.