One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.