Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.