Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
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...
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.