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.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
I am the captain of my soul.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
You got to get it while you can.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.