Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.