However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Freedom and independence form my character.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
All thinking men are atheists.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.