Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.
A man of courage is also full of faith.
Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Nothing limits achievement like small thinking; nothing expands possibilities like unleashed imagination.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.
I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe.
I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all..
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
He who has never hoped can never despair
What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.
If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
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