I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Make today worth remembering.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
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.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.