Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.