As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?