Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Nelson Mandela said: 'It always seems impossible until it's done.' Peace is possible.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
For great things do not done just happen by impulse but are a succession of small things linked together.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.
The worst thing you can do is nothing.
If you always do what you did, you'll always get what you got.
You have sat too long for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!
I don't know how much you know about Zen, but you'll know less when I'm done with you.
Don't fear tomorrow, till today's done with you.
This is never going to be over,” I shout. “Someone will always be after me. There’s always consequences. Well, BRING IT. I am done with being afraid, and I am done with you.