We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Truth is strong and sometime or other will prevail.
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
I’m not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience.
No one can figure out your worth but you.
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
Be intent upon the perfection of the present day.
It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.
The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Artists themselves are not confined, but their output is.
Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
All nature wears one universal grin.
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.