Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
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.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.