The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Be yourself, let you come through.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.