The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
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.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
One man with courage is a majority.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.