I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

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It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.

I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.

in 1955 documentary "The Unconquered"

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.

One cannot consent to creep when one has an impulse to soar.