Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
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.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
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.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.