Harry Emerson Fosdick
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determines the end.
Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world - making the most of one's best.
Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it.
God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things done.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.