That a man is successful who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much, who has gained the respect of the intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!
He is the wisest who seeks God. He is the most successful who has found God.
My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness.
Seek not, my soul, the life of the immortals; but enjoy to the full the resources that are within thy reach.
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
We live in succession, in division, in parts, in particles. Meantime within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal beauty,to which every part and particle is equally related, the eternal ONE.
Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird.
The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.
When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then you can go flying.
Whenever I hear, 'It can't be done,' I know I'm close to success.
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation -.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.