Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
We're lost, but we're making good time
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
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.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.