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.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.