Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
Be yourself, let you come through.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.