If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
The time is always right to do the right thing
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.