Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Always do what you are afraid to 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...
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.