There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.