Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I am the captain of my soul.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
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
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.