Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.