Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
You shape your own destiny.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.