A man only learns by two things; one is reading and the other is association with smarter people.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Every time you make a mistake, don’t bring up everything that’s wrong with yourself; tell yourself that you’re paying the price for growth and that you will learn to do better next time. Every positive thing you can say to yourself will help.
I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside.
If today you are a little bit better than you were yesterday, then that's enough. And, if tomorrow you are a little bit better than you were today, then that's enough.
We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: inspiration or desperation.
The things which hurt, instruct.
We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't.
Those who seek a better life must first become a better person.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
If you truly want to become a better you, it is imperative that you learn to feel good about yourself.
Don't bother just to be better than others. Try to be better than yourself.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Perfection does not exist -- you can always do better and you can always grow.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
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