Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.