Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Make today worth remembering.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
The best way out is always through.
I am the captain of my soul.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.