To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
The Paradoxical Commandments People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable. Be honest and frank anyway. The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds. Think big anyway. People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs. Fight for a few underdogs anyway. What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway. People really need help but may attack you if you do help them. Help people anyway. Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth. Give the world the best you have anyway.
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.