The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
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.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
How long should you try? Until.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.