I am the captain of my soul.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.