Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Be yourself, let you come through.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Above all things, respect yourself.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.