Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.