Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
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.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
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.
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.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.