Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
They alone live, who live for others.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.