You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.