I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
All wealth is the product of labor.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
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.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
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.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
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.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.