Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Believe. No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit
We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
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.
What I’m looking for is not out there, it is in me.
There is a dangerous optimism of ignorance and indifference.
What a joy it is to feel the soft, springy earth under my feet once more, to follow grassy roads that lead to ferny brooks where I can bathe my fingers in a cataract of rippling notes, or to clamber over a stone wall into green fields that tumble and roll and climb in riotous gladness!