Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
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.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.