Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
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.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
Freedom and independence form my character.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
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.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.