Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years.
Sometimes love is not a feeling but a choice.
世界上有一種人，不管走到哪都不會被拒絕；他在城鎮、農夫幹活處受到熱烈的歡迎；他走在沙漠、森林裡會受到人們高興的招呼；不管他去哪，都有人歡迎他 – 他是提供助益的人。
There’s a man in the world who is never turned down, whatever he chances to stray; he gets the glad hand in the populous town, or out where the farmers makes hay; he’s greeted with pleasure on deserts of sand, and deep in the aisles of the woods; wherever he goes there’s a welcoming hand – he’s the man who delivers the goods.
If you want something done, do it yourself.
A man’s ability cannot possibly be of one sort and his soul of another. If his soul be well-ordered, serious and restrained, his ability also is sound and sober. Conversely, when the one degenerates, the other is contaminated.
Life is a wonderful journey. Make it your journey and not someone else's.
The barriers are not erected that can say to aspiring talents and industry, ‘This far and no farther.'
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slowly you progress, you are already ahead of those who never tried.
It is a favorite belief of mine that no student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
How to sleep faster: Decorate your bedroom to look like a classroom.