Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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.
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 unexamined life is not worth living.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
You shape your own destiny.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
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.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.