People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.