Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
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.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Aim for the highest.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
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.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.