You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
You shape your own destiny.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
How long should you try? Until.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.