And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Everything you can imagine is real.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
We're lost, but we're making good time