It always seems impossible until it's done.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
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.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
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.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.