Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
How long should you try? Until.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
We're lost, but we're making good time
The best way out is always through.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.