Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
Each day comes to me with both hands full of possibilities, and in its brief course I discern all the verities and realities of my existence; the bliss of growth, the glory of action, the spirit of beauty.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
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.
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.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for 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
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.