I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Aim for the highest.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
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.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.