Inspirational

"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always."
"But life is a battle- may we all be enabled to fight it well!"
"When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."
"When the voice of your friend or the page of your book sinks into democratic equality with the pattern of the wallpaper, the feel of your clothes, your memory of last night, and the noises from the road, you are falling asleep. The highly selective consciousness enjoyed by fully alert men, with all its builded sentiments and consecrated ideals, has as much to be called real as the drowsy chaos, and more."
"If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake."
"When God had made The Man, he made him out of stuff that sung all the time and glittered all over. Some angels got jealous and chopped him into millions of pieces, but still he glittered and hummed. So they beat him down to nothing but sparks but each little spark had a shine and a song. So they covered each one over with mud. And the lonesomeness in the sparks make them hunt for one another."
"However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?"
"Turn your wounds into wisdom."
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
"Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being."
"The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time."
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."