A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
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'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Make today worth remembering.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
There is always room at the top.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.