The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
They alone live, who live for others.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
All thinking men are atheists.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
You got to get it while you can.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.