Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
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
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Aim for the highest.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
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.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
How long should you try? Until.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
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.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.