If you want to be somebody, somebody really special, be yourself.
The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see yourself reaching it in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.
I used to be a waiter, but I was fired for clearing tables. Iwas clearing them for take off. I had them all lined upoutside. People thought it was an outdoor cafe. I said, “No,these are leaving at 3.” They were going to fire me anyway,because I told them I thought they should put the wrapper on theinside of the straw since that’s the part you don’t want to getdirty.