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.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
I am the captain of my soul.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.