The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
Consciously or unconsciously we all strive to make the kind of a world we like.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
Do not lose your inward peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.
By the accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love and kindness he may rule the world forever.
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome True hope responds to the real world, to real life; it is an active effort
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
When the world says, \"Give up,\" hope whispers, \"Try it one more time.\"
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all the motives which produced them.
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
Can you imagine a world without men? No crime and lots of happy fat women.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope.
And you can do it when things are tough.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts
rule the world.
The essential sadness is to go through life without loving. But it would be almost equally sad to leave this world without ever telling those you loved that you love them.
Books are a refuge, a sort of cloistral refuge, from the vulgarities of the actual world.
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.
Knowledge is inherent in man; no knowledge comes from outside; it is all inside.
We say Newton discovered gravitation. Was it sitting anywhere waiting for him?
It was in his own mind; the time came and he found it out.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind;
the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The external world is simply the suggestion, the occasion, which sets you to study your own mind.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.