Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
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.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.