The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
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
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.