I am the captain of my soul.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
It's always too early to quit.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
You shape your own destiny.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.