Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
It always seems impossible until it's done.