The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
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.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.