There are essentially two things that will make us wiser: the books we read and the people we meet.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to; all they need is one reason why they can.
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
To be successful you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, and then resolve to pay the price to get it.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’.
They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
The question isn’t who is going to let me;
it’s who is going to stop me.
If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and every day you have the opportunity to write a new page
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you have imagined.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore, Dream, Discover.
You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good morals; it can destroy bad principles and re-create good ones; it can lift men to angel-ship.
The happiest life is that which consistently exercises and educates what is best in us.
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.