Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
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 great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.