A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
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.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.