Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
What one has to do usually can be done.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.