Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
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.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.