There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
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.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
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...
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.