If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
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.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.