I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
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.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.