A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
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...
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
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.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
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.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
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.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!