I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
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?
I believe that every person is born with talent.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.