Use the talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave to his parents every time around--and why his parents will always wave back.
To wear your heart on your sleeve is not a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is power to do it.
Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference...
I have never been impressed by the heroics of people who are convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference after another.
I saw old autumn in the
Stand shadowless like silence
Listening to silence.
The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
State your mind, even though your voice may tremble.