To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
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.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
You are never too old to become younger!
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.