You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
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.
I am the captain of my soul.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.