To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
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.
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.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
The best way out is always through.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.