To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
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.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.