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.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
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.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.