A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
One man with courage is a majority.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.