If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
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.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.