Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
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.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.