There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
They alone live, who live for others.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.