People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.