I am the captain of my soul.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
All wealth is the product of labor.
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.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
You got to get it while you can.