For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
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.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.