Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
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
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
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.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
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.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.