Only when I fall do I get up again.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
You shape your own destiny.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Be yourself, let you come through.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.