Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Be yourself, let you come through.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
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.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
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.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
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.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.