You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.