A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Aim for the highest.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
All thinking men are atheists.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as youíve ever imagined.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
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.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
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.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Be yourself, let you come through.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
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.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. Ö Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
How long should you try? Until.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
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.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I am the captain of my soul.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
I love those who can smile in trouble...
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Ideas come from everything
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
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.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
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.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
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.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
It always seems impossible until it's done.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
It's always too early to quit.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Make today worth remembering.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
One man with courage is a majority.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
The best way out is always through.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
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.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
The time is always right to do the right thing
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
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?
There is always room at the top.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
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.
They alone live, who live for others.
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.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
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.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
When I give, I give myself.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
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...
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
You are never too old to become younger!
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.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
You got to get it while you can.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
You shape your own destiny.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.