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.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
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.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
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?
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as youíve ever imagined.
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.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
It always seems impossible until it's done.