Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
How long should you try? Until.
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.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.