Make today worth remembering.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Ideas come from everything
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.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Everything you can imagine is real.
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
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.