Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
There is always room at the top.
You shape your own destiny.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
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.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.