If you can dream it, you can do it.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
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.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
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 best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
The unexamined life is not worth living.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.