Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
I am the captain of my soul.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Everything you can imagine is real.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.