If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
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.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
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
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.