The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Freedom and independence form my character.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
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.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
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.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
You got to get it while you can.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are