I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
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.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
When I give, I give myself.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.