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.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
It's always too early to quit.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
I am the captain of my soul.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?