Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.