I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
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.
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.
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.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
How long should you try? Until.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
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.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
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.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.