Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
It's always too early to quit.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
All thinking men are atheists.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.