I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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.
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.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.