Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
There is always room at the top.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
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.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.