Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
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.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.