Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
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
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
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.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
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.
There is always room at the top.