Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
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.
Make today worth remembering.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.