Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.