I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
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.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
One man with courage is a majority.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.