In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.