You have to make the rules, not follow them.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
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.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
They alone live, who live for others.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.