Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.