The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
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.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
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.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.