The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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 trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
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.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
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.