Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
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.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
You got to get it while you can.
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.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
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.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.