Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
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.