Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
You are never too old to become younger!
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.