Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
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.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
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.