What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
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.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
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.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
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.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Aim for the highest.