If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.