Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
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.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.