Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
The best way out is always through.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
It's always too early to quit.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
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
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
They alone live, who live for others.
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...
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.