We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
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.
They alone live, who live for others.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering