We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
Rap music’s been around for too long now to be inspirational. The words are, but the music isn’t.
It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.
It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us in joy we face the storm and defy it.
Our ideals are our better selves.
Books are challenging and inspirational to me.
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives.
‘Do What You Gotta Do’ is a positive, inspirational song that says no matter what it is whether you’re up against challenges or trying to get your dreams and aspirations met, you should do what whatever you have to do shy of killing yourself or someone else.
And finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside, and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be, and could be, if there weren’t any other people living in the world.
It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.