Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
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.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
I am the captain of my soul.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.