Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
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.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your 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.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
One man with courage is a majority.
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 am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.