The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
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.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
You are never too old to become younger!
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.