Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
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.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.