When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
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.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.