Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.