If you're reading this... Congratulations, you're alive. If that's not something to smile about, then I don't know what is.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that A human being can alter his life By altering the attitudes of his mind
Sometimes our light goes out But is blown again into instant flame By an encounter with another human being
When everything seems to be going against you Remember that the airplane takes off , Against the wind, not with it.
The greater the difficulty The more glory in surmounting it, Skillful pilots gain their reputation From storms and tempests
It is only in our darkest hours That we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light Within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed