I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
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.
Aim for the highest.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
You shape your own destiny.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.