The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Make today worth remembering.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.