What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
You shape your own destiny.
I am the captain of my soul.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
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.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
One man with courage is a majority.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.