Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as youíve ever imagined.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.