Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Speak less than you know; have more than you show.
Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Winners never quit, quitters never win.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
To have the rewards that very few have, do the things that very few people are willing to do.
Goals may give focus, but dreams give power.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
May choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting the same results.
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.
Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people don’t so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.
Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about Impact, Influence and Inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire teammates and customers.
People inspire you or they drain you - pick them wisely.
The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable prerequisite for success.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.
There is nothing permanent except change.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
No act of kindness no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
Wise man speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
It’s not what you look that matters, it’s what you see.
We know what we are but know not what we may be.
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate food as far as it can be obtained.
If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
The sage does not hoard. The more help helps others, the more he benefits himself. The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.
Takers don’t inspire the world, givers do.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.
Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle and a victory.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you are not, you don’t! If you want to win, but think you can’t, it’s almost a cinch you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost; For out in the world, we find success begins with a fellow’s will; it’s all in the state of mind. Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger and faster man, but sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.
Choose a job that you like, you you will never have to work a day in your life.
Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.
Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.
If you’re going to get better, you have to push yourself. If you push yourself, you’re going to fall. If you’re not falling, you’re not pushing. Falling is part of getting better.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your inner voice, heart, and intuition.
If all the people around you are happy with you, you are not doing great work. Progress is disruption and change.
Success has less to do with what we can get ourselves to do and more keeping ourselves from doing what we shouldn’t.
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of commitment to excellence, intelligent planning , and focused effort.
The fears we don’t face becomes our limit.
Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself.