Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.