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.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.