I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
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.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
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.