Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
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 life is what our thoughts make it.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.