The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
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 am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
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.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.