Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
All thinking men are atheists.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.