Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
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.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.