If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
I am the captain of my soul.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
United we stand; divided we fall.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.