If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
All thinking men are atheists.
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.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
It always seems impossible until it's done.