Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
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.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.