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.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Make today worth remembering.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.