I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
The best way out is always through.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
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