Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
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.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
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.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.