Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
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.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
You are never too old to become younger!
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.