You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.
If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.