I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.