Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
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.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.