Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
We're lost, but we're making good time
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
What I stand for is what I stand on.