When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
I thank God for my handicaps for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all-the apathy of human beings.
There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete.
I believe that life is given us so that we may grow in love, and I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the color and fragrance of a flower.
My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges, and enabled me to walk serene and happy in the shadow cast by my deprivation.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
True happiness ... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
God Himself is not secure, having given man dominion over His work.
The million little things that drop into your hands The small opportunities each day brings He leaves us free to use or abuse And goes unchanging along His silent way.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Literature is my utopia.