Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
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.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
You got to get it while you can.
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.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.