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 see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.