The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.