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.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.