We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Everything you can imagine is real.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
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.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.