Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.