Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
When I give, I give myself.
Make today worth remembering.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.