Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.