We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
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.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
You shape your own destiny.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
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...