I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
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.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.