The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Everything you can imagine is real.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
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.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
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.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
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.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.