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.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.