It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.