A friend is what the heart needs all the time.
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.
Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest.
It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.
As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge.
To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
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