I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
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...
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.