The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
The time is always right to do the right thing
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
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.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.