A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
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.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.