Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
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.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Ideas come from everything
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
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.
Aim for the highest.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
They alone live, who live for others.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.