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.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
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.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.