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
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
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.
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
As we look ahead in to the next century, leaders will be those who empower others
I am a slow walker, but I never walk back
The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire