I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
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.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.