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.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
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.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.