Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
How long should you try? Until.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Make today worth remembering.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.