Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
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.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.