We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
They alone live, who live for others.
All wealth is the product of labor.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style