Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
How long should you try? Until.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.