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.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Everything you can imagine is real.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.