The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.