The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
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.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.