If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.