These woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.
So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Gratitude and love are always multiplied when you give freely. It is an infinite source of contentment and prosperous energy.
Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can. There will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.
The world is full of people who all want the same thing, and you have to do a little something extra to make them remember you.
We can choose to throw stones, to stumble on them, to climb over them, or to build with them.
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are.
If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go, they merely determine where you start.
In the times of trouble, be like the strong wall. In the times of joy, be like the smiling sun.
No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people’s eyes, to reveal the marvels around.
God’s extraordinary work is most often done by ordinary people in the seeming obscurity of a home and family.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.