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.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
The time is always right to do the right thing
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.