Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
If you can dream it, you can do it.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.