Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.