Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
All wealth is the product of labor.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
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.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.