The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
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.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.