Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
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.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
There is always room at the top.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.