Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
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?
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.