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.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
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.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
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.