Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
The starting point of all achievement is desire.