It is not enough to aim, you must hit.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
If not us, who? If not now, when?
Live each day as if your life had just begun.
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.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.
Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.
Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.
Do one thing every day that scares you.
All know the way, but few actually walk it.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Travel far enough, you meet yourself.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away,.
Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.
I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.
Rule your mind or it will rule you.
Study while others are sleeping;
work while others are loafing;
prepare while others are playing;
and dream while others are wishing.
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
Only in the darkness can you see the stars.
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
Done is better than perfect.
Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.
The question isn't who's going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them -- the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil.
The greatest of the arts is the conquering of men.
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.
Wherever there is a crowd there is untruth.
It's only pain that can make you change.
Don't work more. Focus more.
You can do anything, but not everything.
The mind of man is capable of anything.
A man is responsible for his ignorance.
One man with courage makes a majority.
Get wealthy, get healthy, get happy.
Make peace with the present moment.
Outmaneuver your old self.
Man serves the interests of no creature except himself.
A sense of humour is the only divine quality of man.
The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too.
I like men who have a future and women who have a past.
What you aim at determines what you see.
The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.
The crucial thing is to find a truth which is truth for me, to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die.
To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered.
A great man is hard on himself; a small man is hard on others.
Man is what he believes.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.
I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.
You have to die a few times before you can really live.
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
You will always find an answer in the sound of water.
To find yourself, think for yourself.
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
You have as much laughter as you have faith.
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.
I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.
I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.
I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.
Resist much, obey little.
We are our choices.
Pain or love or danger makes you real again.
You make your own luck if you stay at it long enough.
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
We have to do the best we are capable of. This is our sacred human responsibility.
Extreme people get extreme results.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between.
Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer.
From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.
The wisest men follow their own direction.
The wisest men follow their own direction
And listen to no prophet guiding them.
None but the fools believe in oracles,
Forsaking their own judgment.
The scariest moment is always just before you start.
The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.
Every next level of your life will demand a different you.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.
Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work.
Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.
Light tomorrow with today.
Light tomorrow with today!
Make each day your masterpiece.
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
Fortune sides with him who dares.
Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got.
I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
Live so that you can at least get the benefit of the doubt.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
All for one and one for all.