Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.