We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
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.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.