Storms make trees take deeper roots.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
All thinking men are atheists.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Ideas come from everything
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.