There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
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
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.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
How long should you try? Until.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.