I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Freedom and independence form my character.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.