Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
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
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
You got to get it while you can.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
All wealth is the product of labor.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.