Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
When I give, I give myself.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.