He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Above all things, respect yourself.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
I am the captain of my soul.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.