When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
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.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.