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.
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.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
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.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
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...
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.