No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
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 man with no imagination has no wings.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.