Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
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.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.