You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.