If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.