A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
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.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
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.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
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...
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.