Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.