When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed to an uncharted land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.