The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.