Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Ideas come from everything
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
When I give, I give myself.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.