To prevent government from becoming corrupt and tyrannous, its organization and methods should be as simple as possible, its functions be restricted to those necessary to the common welfare, and in all its parts it should be kept as close to the people and as directly within their control as may be.
Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
I couldn’t wait for success — so I went ahead without it.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
The future ain’t what it used to be.
One should be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. This philosophy fitted on to my early adult life, when I saw the improbable, the implausible, often the “impossible,” come true.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.