Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
The time is always right to do the right thing
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.