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.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.