If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.