It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.
Judge each day not by its harvest, but by the seeds you plant.