Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
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.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
You are never too old to become younger!
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....