The children to whom we read simple stories may or may not show gratitude, but each boon we give strengthens the pillars of the world
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
You can't really know where you are going until you know where you have been
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty
Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world... if you do so, you are insulting yourself.
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
If you are born poor it's not your mistake, but if you die poor it's your mistake
Life is not fair, get used to it
We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.
It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure
I am a slow walker, but I never walk back
The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire
Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain