Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
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.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.