Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
You shape your own destiny.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
We're lost, but we're making good time
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.