We can be captain of our ship, but not the sea.
the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing
“Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.”
Beware of weak men. They’re the most dangerous, because they’ll do anything for a little power.
You can’t depend on mirrors.
It doesn’t matter how it happened, or why. What matters is it did.
“Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?”
“That is the only time a man can be brave.”
if you tame me, we’ll need each other. You’ll be the only boy in the world for me. I’ll be the only fox in the world for you…
Where do you want to go? was his response. I don’t know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn’t matter.
“it’s the people in our lives that provide us the balance to help us make it through.”
“Being someone’s friend isn’t about what you should have done. It’s about what you do.”
“it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”
“It is our choices…that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
“better to be inside affecting conversation and process, then[sic.] outside looking in”
And and. Not either or.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
you get better at it — if you pay attention
“Commitment is only commitment because it has no expiration date.”
“Doing things — changes things.
Not doing things — leaves things exactly as they were.”