In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.