It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.