Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
One man with courage is a majority.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
They alone live, who live for others.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.