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.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.