The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
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.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
I believe that every person is born with talent.