In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
United we stand; divided we fall.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
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.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.