The unexamined life is not worth living.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
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.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
I am the captain of my soul.
Aim for the highest.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.