The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
The time is always right to do the right thing
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.