I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.