To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
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.
I am the captain of my soul.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?