Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
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...
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
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.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.