The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
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.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Be yourself, let you come through.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!