The unexamined life is not worth living.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Aim for the highest.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
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.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!