It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.