Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
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.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.