A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
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.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.