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
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
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.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.