Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.