They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Above all things, respect yourself.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.