Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Above all things, respect yourself.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
United we stand; divided we fall.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.