A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.