Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
All wealth is the product of labor.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
I am the captain of my soul.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Always do what you are afraid to do.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.