After all is said and done, more is said than done.
You shape your own destiny.
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.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
The best way out is always through.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Be yourself, let you come through.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
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.