Hard things are put in our way, not to stop us, but to call out our courage and strength.
Determination, patience and courage are the only things needed to improve any situation.
The best way out of emotional pain is through it.
All the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it.
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it, a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
The one resolution, which was in my mind long before it took the form of a resolution, is the key-note of my life. It is this, always to regard as mere impertinences of fate the handicaps which were placed upon my life almost at the beginning. I resolved that they should not crush or dwarf my soul, but rather be made to blossom, like Aaron's rod, with flowers.
Don't be to self-critical. Learn to be on your own side.
Mme du Deffand
The distance doesn't matter; only the first step is difficult.
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