I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
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.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
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.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
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.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
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.
There is always room at the top.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.