It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
How long should you try? Until.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.