Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
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.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.