Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.