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.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
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.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
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.
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.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.