We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.