Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief in denying them.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God's handwriting - a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.
All mankind loves a lover.
Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.
The characteristic of genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when you have resolved to be great, abide by yourself, and do not try to reconcile yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be common, nor the common heroic.
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.
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