We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
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.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.