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.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
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.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
How long should you try? Until.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Above all things, respect yourself.