The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
When a favor is shown to a white man, he feels it in his head and the tongue speaks out; when a kindness is shown to an Indian, he feels it in his heart and the heart has no tongue.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
From compromise and things half done, Keep me with stern and stubborn pride, And when at last the fight is won, God, keep me still unsatisfied.
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Every achiever that I have ever met says, “My life turned around when I began to believe in me.”