Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
We must overcome the notion that we must be regular... it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary.
We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released.
Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton, and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works, we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process.
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible.
Let us give publicity to H.I.V./AIDS and not hide it, because the only way to make it appear like a normal illness like TB, like cancer, is always to come out and say somebody has died because of H.I.V./AIDS, and people will stop regarding it as something extraordinary.
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern, rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears and its desire to present itself to the world as a Scotch banker.
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
I knew it was going to be the most extraordinary thing in my life, but how powerful it is, you can never know until you have a baby.
Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly.
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem... ridiculous.
Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
Individually and collectively, Cherokee people possess an extraordinary ability to face down adversity and continue moving forward.
It's extraordinary to look into a baby's face and see a piece of your flesh and your spirit. It makes you realize you are a part of the human race.
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