People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
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.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could