Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
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.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
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.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.