First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
You shape your own destiny.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
How long should you try? Until.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
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.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.