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.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.