We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
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.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.