The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
How long should you try? Until.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.