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.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.