What I'm looking for is not out there, it is in me.
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, For all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.
I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.
We can do anything we want as long as we stick to it long enough.
Life is a succesion of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.
True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
We may have found a cure for most evils; but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all, the apathy of human beings.
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
The few who profit from the labor of the masses want to organize the workers into an army which will protect the interests of the capitalists.
I believe war is the inevitable fruit of our economic system ...
Be happy, talk happiness. Happiness calls out responsive gladness in others. There is enough sadness in the world without yours.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road"Unless you fail to make the turn.
Once I knew the depth where no hope was and darkness lay on the face of all things. Then love came and set my soul free.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
I have often thought it would be a blessing if each human being were stricken blind and deaf for a few days during their early adult life. Darkness would make them more appreciative of sight; silence would teach them the joys of sound.
Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.
The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
I am just as deaf as I am blind. The problems of deafness are deeper and more complex, if not more important than those of blindness. Deafness is a much worse misfortune. For it means the loss of the most vital stimulus- the sound of the voice that brings language, sets thoughts astir, and keeps us in the intellectual company of man.
Friends create the world anew each day.Without their loving care, courage would notsuffice to keep heartsstrong for life.
We are never really happy until we try to brighten the lives of others.
Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
We, the people, are not free. Our democracy is but a name. We vote? What does that mean? It means we choose between Tweedledee and Tweedledum. We elect expensive masters to do our work for us, and then blame them because they work for themselves and for their class.
I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
The world is sown with good; but unless I turn my glad thoughts into practical living and till my own field. I cannot reap a kernel of the good.
We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world-the company of those who have known suffering.
Trying to write is very much like trying to put a Chinese puzzle together. We have a pattern in mind which we wish to work out in words; but the words will not fit the spaces, or, if they do, they will not match the design.
The attempt to suppress an idea has always and everywhere proved a failure.
If I regarded my life from the point of view of the pessimist, I should be undone. I should seek in vain for the light that does not visit my eyes and the music that does not ring in my ears. I should beg night and day and never be satisfied. I should sit apart in awful solitude, a prey to fear and despair. But since I consider it a duty to myself and to others to be happy, I escape a misery worse than any physical deprivation.