There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
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.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.