The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.