Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.
Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.
The best way out is always through.
Paths are made by walking.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.
What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.
The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.
When you are able to shift your inner awareness to how you can serve others, and when you make this the central focus of your life, you will then be in a position to know true miracles in your progress toward prosperity.
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.
One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.
It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.
One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
Hope is but the dream of those who wake.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Ideas shape the course of history.
Enthusiasm moves the world.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.
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.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Light tomorrow with today!
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Either you run the day, or the day runs you.
Fortune sides with him who dares.
Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.
Study while others are sleeping;
work while others are loafing;
prepare while others are playing;
and dream while others are wishing.
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.
Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.
Real men change diapers!
Live life to the fullest.
Outmaneuver your old self.
Done is better than perfect.
Whatever ought to be, can be.
Never buy gold, simply earn it.
Don't let your dreams be dreams.
Our ideals are our better selves.
Only do what your heart tells you.
Don't tell me the sky's the limit.
Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. We all have clouds above us but some see their silver linings. We all face difficulties but some of us are grateful that they aren't worse.
Make peace with the present moment.
When you know better you do better.
Extreme people get extreme results.
Get wealthy, get healthy, get happy.
The garden that is finished is dead.
He who has the gold makes the rules.
Timidity does not inspire bold acts.
The best revenge is massive success.
When deeds speak, words are nothing.
What's freedom for? To know eternity.
You can be the lead in your own life.
Don't let the bastards grind you down. I repeat this to myself but it conveys nothing. You might as well say, Don't let there be air; or Don't be. I suppose you could say that.
The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Love as hard as you can, at all times.
Magical music never leaves the memory.
What you aim at determines what you see.
It's only pain that can make you change.
Life is now in session. Are you present?
It's never crowded along the extra mile.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
You have to chase your dreams, no matter what. The impossible just takes a little longer. One stroke at a time, one step at a time, the impossible is easy to achieve.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
A woman is like a tea bag -- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.
One man with courage makes a majority.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Only in the darkness can you see the stars.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do.
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
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.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
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,.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
They can because they think they can.
People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
You have as much laughter as you have faith.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Good is not good when better is expected.
We become what we think about.
We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret.
Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
If not us, who? If not now, when?
I like men who have a future and women who have a past.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Live so that you can at least get the benefit of the doubt.
You will always find an answer in the sound of water.
Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. As a result, a genius is often a talented person who has simply done all of his homework.
You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless.
Belief creates the actual fact.
And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.
Wherever there is a crowd there is untruth.
Man is what he believes.
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.
A great man is hard on himself; a small man is hard on others.
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.
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
Think with your whole body.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
You make your own luck if you stay at it long enough.
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work.
Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.
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.
A sense of humour is the only divine quality of man.
If you can imagine it, we can make it.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Discipline is the bridge between thought and accomplishment. Discipline comes to those with the awareness that for a kite to fly it must rise against the wind; that all good things are achieved by those who are willing to swim upstream; that drifting aimlessly through life only leads to bitterness and disappointment." And then he added: "Discipline is the foundation on which all success is built. Lack of discipline inevitably leads to failure.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Each day provides its own gifts.
Resist much, obey little.
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.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.
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.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.
Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
I love those who yearn for the impossible.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
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.
I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
I celebrate myself, and sing myself.
Please all, and you will please none.
You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.
What we think, we become.
We are our choices.
A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.