Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
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.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
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
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
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.