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.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
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.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.