There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
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.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
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.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.