The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.
Self-growth is a spiral: we keep returning to the lessons we need to learn over and over again until they're assimilated.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.