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're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Above all things, respect yourself.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.