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.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.