Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.