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.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.