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.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
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.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.