Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
It's always too early to quit.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
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.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.