Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.