You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
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.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Ideas come from everything
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
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.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.