We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
We never see ourselves as others see us.