Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Be yourself, let you come through.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
One man with courage is a majority.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
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.