It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
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.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.