Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
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.
When I give, I give myself.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.