Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.