Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Be yourself, let you come through.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
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.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.