My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Always do what you are afraid to do.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.