I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.