It is intense goal-orientation that marks the winners in every single area. Unless we have goals, we simply go around in circles in our lives. We go nowhere… When we set goals, we go straight and true. We develop purpose, we develop direction, we develop focused and channeled energy.
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
Some of us learn from other people’s mistakes and the rest of us have to be other people.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.