To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Above all things, respect yourself.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Be yourself, let you come through.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
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.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?