For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
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
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
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.
We're lost, but we're making good time
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.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
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