Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.