Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I am the captain of my soul.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.