Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.
There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.
Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job.
The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?
Either you run the day, or the day runs you.
If not us, who? If not now, when?
The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will.
Live each day as if your life had just begun.
Life has two rules: #1 Never quit #2 Always remember rule # 1.
Some men see things as they are and say why – I dream things that never were and say why not.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Speak less than you know; have more than you show.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.
Rule #1 of life. Do what makes YOU happy.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great.
I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
We become what we think about.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
It is not enough to aim, you must hit.
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.