The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
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
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Ideas come from everything
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.