When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
There is always room at the top.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.