What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
You are never too old to become younger!
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.