Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
The best way out is always through.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
There is always room at the top.