Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
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.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
One man with courage is a majority.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.