Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
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.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.