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.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
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.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Make today worth remembering.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
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.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.