We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
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.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Freedom and independence form my character.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.