One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Be that self which one truly is.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.