A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions—as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.
Half of our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
You see things, and you say, “Why?” But I dream things that never were and say, “Why not?”
Wherever you are is always the right place. There is never a need to fix anything, to hitch up the bootstraps of the soul and start at some higher place. Start right where you are.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.