People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Make today worth remembering.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
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
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.