Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Above all things, respect yourself.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.