The thing we fear we bring to pass.
Where much is expected from an individual, he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true.
Mystic: a person who is puzzled before the obvious, but who understands the non-existent.
The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed- it is a process of elimination.
Souls are made of dawn-stuff and starshine.
Some men succeed by what they know; some by what they do; and a few by what they are.
Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
If you want a work well done, select a busy man: the other kind has no time.
We work to become, not to acquire.
Whom the gods love, die young, no matter how long they live.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.
True life lies in laughter, love and work.
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
I believe in the hands that work, in the brains that think, and in the hearts that love...I believe in sunshine, fresh air, friendship, calm sleep, beautiful thoughts.
I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.