All thinking men are atheists.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
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.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.