Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
It's always too early to quit.
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 liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.