Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
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.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.