Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
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.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.