People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
We're paying the highest tribute you can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It's that simple.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
He who fears he will suffer, already suffers from his fear.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
People in their right minds never take pride in their talents.
You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don't you let 'em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change...
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.
Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.
I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.
hold your head high and keep those fists down - Atticus Finch
If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.