Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
I am the captain of my soul.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
There is always room at the top.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.