Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.