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.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
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.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
Freedom and independence form my character.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
All wealth is the product of labor.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
It's always too early to quit.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.