When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
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.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?