Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
You shape your own destiny.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
One man with courage is a majority.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
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.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
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.