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.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Aim for the highest.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
How long should you try? Until.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.