In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
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.