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The best and most beautiful things in life cannot be seen, not touched, but are felt in the heart.

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

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.

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do something I can do.

A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.

What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

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.

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.

Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.

Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Let Us Have Faith (1940)

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.

When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.

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 that has been opened for us.

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes real happiness. It is not obtained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.

Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.

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