Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
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.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.