My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Freedom and independence form my character.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
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.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.